Cited as: OECD (2023), “The social and solidarity economy as a partner along the refugee journey”, OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Papers, No. 2023/15, OECD Publishing, Paris, https://doi.org/10.1787/174514e3-en.
The social and solidarity economy as a partner along the refugee journey
Produced as part of the OECD Global Action “Promoting Social and
Solidarity Economy Ecosystems” funded by the European Union, it
explores the role of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) in
implementing and complementing public systems for refugee protection,
reception and integration. In particular, it reviews the different activities
SSE entities can deploy in support of forcibly displaced populations,
asylum seekers and refugees, along their journey from origin through to
destination countries. Finally, it offers some policy considerations on how
the SSE can help national and local governments identify win-win
solutions for refugee and host communities.